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High court must uphold constitutional ‘taking clause’ to protect property owners

This is a story about a rather unassuming 32-inch high concrete retaining wall in southeast Texas. The wall is the creation of the Texas Department of Transportation. As part of updating I-10, an east-west federal highway between Houston and Beaumont, TxDOT had an idea. An awful idea.  A wonderful, AWFUL idea. Those Texas grinchy geniuses […]